Definition of nightstick:
Synonyms for nightstick:
billy club, billy goat, truncheon, he-goat, cudgel, rung, bat, shillelagh, staff, Breathalyzer, flak jacket, waddy, cane, boot, wand, rod, cuffs, bludgeon, billy, body armor, chevron, cruiser, Denver boot, billystick, bastinado, sap, baton.
- "Somewhere in France", Richard Harding Davis.
- "Arm of the Law", Harry Harrison.
And there's young Hollister, with an end of his dress collar draped jaunty over his right ear, tryin' to kick the belt buckle off a two- hundred- pound cop who's holdin' him at arm's length with one hand and rappin' his nightstick for help with the other; while Uncle Noah stands one side, starin' some disturbed at the spectacle.- "Shorty McCabe on the Job", Sewell Ford.